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The QuoCCA Project

In 2014 the paediatric palliative care specialist services based in all Australian states came together to form a national education collaborative. The intent of the Quality of Care Collaborative Australia (QuoCCA) project is to deliver education in paediatric palliative care to health professionals in urban, rural, regional and remote areas who may care for children and young people with palliative and end-of-life care needs.  The QuoCCA project education activities have been made possible through funding provided by the Department of Health, Australia through the National Palliative Care Projects initiative.

The Quality of Care Collaborative Australia includes the following tertiary children's hospitals:

  • Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
  • John Hunter Children’s Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales
  • Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia


The Project Aims

Improve the quality of palliative care provided to children in close proximity to their home through research and educational initiatives and associated evaluation within a quality framework - in each state and territory of Australia. 


Play Video - Providing Paediatric Palliative Care in Regional and Remote Locations

Communication Learning Module

Learning Module - Communicating with families about children who have life-limiting conditions
This link takes you to the CareSearch LMS. You will need to register to take this module.



This website was developed in partnership between CareSearch & the QuoCCA project.
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health



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